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Now for Something Different

By | September 22, 2020

Stuart Chambers recently sent in a photo of this build by his No. 1 son. Does anyone recognise it? (of course Stuart knows the answer) Feel free to post your answer comment here or if more convenient over on our Facebook page.

David’s new glider design

By | September 4, 2020

Hello DSSC. I thought you might be interested to see my new slope soarer design which carries on from where I left the hobby in 1980. The repeated design/build/fly/crash, design/build/fly… cycle which dominated much of my spare time in the 70’s, culminated in this rugged 2-channel model I still have 40 years later. My new… Read More »

August Glider Day

By | August 10, 2020

Our aero-tow on Sunday was blessed with some dry and very warm weather. The event was well attended with Felix from the Okehampton Model Flying Club kindly providing the tug with his Titan. It was also good to meet some new members for the first time and we hope they enjoyed the event  also. There… Read More »

5 Mtr K7 Build update from John

By | August 5, 2020

John has sent me an update on his 5 metre K7. It is looking impressive. I can see John looking out for volunteers to help carry this beast to a launch site. I am looking forward to adding further updates to our Gallery. The 1/3 K7 short kit arrived from Laser Cut Sailplanes sometime in… Read More »

New home page photo

By | August 3, 2020

Chris, Martin, Mike and I went up L.H this morning. I gathered from the experienced pilots comments that finding a thermal was challenging and conditions lumpy although the weather was clear with a light NW breeze. It was good to see Martin back flying today and I just managed to capture his launch before his… Read More »